Parvitude
Parvitude Par"vi*tude, Parvity Par"vi*ty, n. [L. parvitas, fr. parvus little: cf. OF. parvit['e].] Littleness. [Obs.] --Glanvill. Ray. [1913 Webster]

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  • parvitude — ˈpärvəˌtüd, və.ˌtyüd noun ( s) Etymology: parv + tude 1. obsolete : an extremely small or minute thing : atom 2. : the quality or state of being little : smal …   Useful english dictionary

  • parvitude — par·vi·tude …   English syllables

  • Parvity — Parvitude Par vi*tude, Parvity Par vi*ty, n. [L. parvitas, fr. parvus little: cf. OF. parvit[ e].] Littleness. [Obs.] Glanvill. Ray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Littleness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Littleness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 littleness littleness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 smallness smallness &c.(of quantity) 32 Sgm: N 1 exiguity exiguity inextension Sgm: N 1 parvitude parvitude parvity …   English dictionary for students

  • parvity — noun ( es) Etymology: Latin parvitat , parvitas, from parvus small + itat , itas ity obsolete : parvitude 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • -tude — suffix forming abstract nouns (altitude; attitude; solitude). Etymology: from or after F tude f. L tudo tudinis * * * ˌtüd, .ˌtyüd noun suffix ( s) Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French tude, from Latin tudin , tu …   Useful english dictionary

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